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Greater Graduate Program and recruitment

2021 Graduate Program

The Greater Graduate Program will not be recruiting for a 2021 program, however the Graduate Talent Pool is still accessed by our departments to source applications for graduate roles, so we continue to encourage graduates to register on the Graduate Portal.

Types of graduate roles we commonly recruit

Do you want to start your career in a diverse and dynamic organisation? Our graduate requirements vary each year, however we commonly recruit graduates from the following disciplines:

  • agricultural sciences
  • agronomy
  • analytics
  • applied science
  • business
  • business analytics
  • economics
  • environmental management
  • environmental science
  • horticulture
  • law
  • engineering
  • natural resource planning
  • public policy
  • science
  • surveying.

How to apply

Register on our Graduate portal and include your most current resume and details.

Increasing the representation and inclusion of people with a disability or impairment in our workforce is a priority for us. We are a proud employer of a diverse range of people, and we encourage people with a disability or impairment to apply.

If you have an impairment, email us at CareerPathways@des.qld.gov.au at any stage of the recruitment process for support and guidance in your application.

If you are interested in other Queensland Government graduate programs, registering on the Graduate portal also enables you to be notified about the opening of other suitable program applications.

Greater difference

Are you up for the challenge and the opportunity to be part of a team that's really going to make a difference?

Our work is developed and implemented through a lens of economic, social and environmental considerations. You will work with and learn from experts in a range of fields to ensure our advice, policies and programs meet the needs and expectations of the people of Queensland.

Our graduates are highly motivated, results-orientated and committed to making a difference.

We seek graduates who can:

  • throw themselves into a challenge from day one and put studies into practice
  • be energetic, enthusiastic and show initiative
  • show their passion by generating new, innovative ideas and solutions
  • demonstrate resilience and the ability to embrace and adapt to change
  • build productive working relationships by sharing ideas and collaborating with your team.

Greater careers

Be part of something big! Start your career with Queensland's largest employer to access varied, interesting, practical and challenging work that benefits the Queensland community.

Our graduates have a broad range of backgrounds, disciplines, and work and life experiences. Queensland government is committed to creating an inclusive culture that promotes the skills and insights of our people irrespective of gender, ethnicity, generation, sexual orientation or disability. This includes:

  • gender equity
  • Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islander people
  • people with impairment (disability)
  • culturally and linguistically diverse groups
  • young people
  • older people
  • LGBTIQ+.

Start your graduate career with one of Australia's Top Graduate Employers

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